This year's AfricaCom is going to be a game changer. From the new and expanded agenda - transforming the event into a festival of African tech, to serving as a platform to host the continent's most influential though-leaders, there is something for everyone at the bigger, better, bolder AfricaCom. We've even added the AFest, the music festival spreading AfricaCom vibes across Cape Town.
Stay tuned over on our Twitter and Instagram, this week - we're announcing some of the biggest names that will be gracing our stage at this year's event.
From big data, smart cities and IoT and digital entertainment to mobile finance and commerce, SDN and NFV proof of concept and connecting Africa - we've got you covered at AfricaCom 2016. You can find out more about the event here.
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Africa's digerati are set to converge on the annual AfricaCom event in Cape Town once again to figure out the continent's connected future, analyse the potential of 5G, identify how IoT and smart cities could play a role in Africa's digital development… and much more.
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